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Partners Hope Mental Health Services Project Will Help Foster Economic Growth In Liberia

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“The World Bank and the Liberian government, in partnership with the government of Japan, launched Wednesday a project designed to tackle unaddressed psychological trauma in Liberian communities affected by protracted civil war and a relentless Ebola outbreak. Developers of the project hope that an increased focus on mental health will help spur economic recovery and growth in the devastated region…” (Tyson, 2/27).

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